Every week on Friday for more than a decade, Martha Parker had come to clean Leda Palmieri’s Grosse Pointe home. But this Friday was different. Mrs. Palmieri did not want to visit Martha in her ghetto room. After all, the slice of life they shared was narrow indeed. And yet this was something she knew she must do. This is one of T.V. LoCicero’s shorter works published as an ebook. The others include the stories The Jungle Plant, Fixed, A Round with J.C. and Shrunk. He has also published the short memoir Selling the Bison and the memoir/essay, The Lessons of Sport. His longer works include the non-fiction books Murder in the Synagogue and Squelched: The Suppression of Murder in the Synagogue, as well as the novels Whe A Pretty Woman Smiles, The Car Bomb, Admission of Guilt, The Obsession and The Disappearance.
An Unusual Walk Through Sonoma History on an Early Easter Morning
Author: Newton Dal Poggetto
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Biography & Autobiography
In a delightful blend of fact and fiction, The Visit begins at dawn on an Easter morning, when a native Sonoman encounters a barefoot man in a blue serge suit emerging from the mist, walking in the middle of the street extending down from Shochens hill in the northern California town of Sonoma. The two men walk, remember and talk of Sonomas past and present, when another barefoot visitor, in blue serge, joins them. Three generations of Sonoma history unfold through the pages of The Visit with candid conversations, historical photos and engrossing tales of Sonoma and its people.
Maggie, the intuitive, four-legged therapist, ventures into the world of health care with a heart full of compassion. Janet's health care background, pet therapy knowledge, and dog training techniques enlighten readers as they travel with Maggie and Janet to the bedside of patients and witness the magic of Maggie's ability to decipher patient needs. This collection of heart-wrenching as well as humorous encounters demonstrates multiple ways fur-coated creatures can impact patients. Dog lovers, health care clinicians, and individuals whose loved ones might benefit from pet therapy will connect with these healing moments in pet therapy during The Visit. "Even if you are not part of a pet therapy team, you will be inspired and moved by Janet's story." -Anita Kelso Edson, Senior Director Media & Communications, ASPCA "Learn how unconditional love can heal spirits and ease our journey through life." -Vicki Johnson, RN, BSN, MSN, BC-NE, Chief Nursing Officer, Schneck Medical Center
A story about a contemporary north eastern seaside Scottish village where the unexpected disappearance of a local man causes many upheavals amongst the villagers, their neighbours and their visitors. Finally Inspector Sim who worked out what Mary Ruth had been up to in The Housekeeper puzzles out what happened to the local hero.
Not long ago, nothing was going right in Donald UpChurch's life. Trapped in a cycle of grief since his wife passed away six months earlier, Donald attempted to cope, but the combination of her death and financial strains of his new business were overwhelming. Haunted by an unsettled aching in his soul, Donald prayed for answers while going about his daily routine. One day, however, his office door opened and a stranger entered. From that point, everything changed. In his inspirational account, Donald shares the story of how an uninvited visitor managed to transform his life in a matter of hours. After the stranger introduced himself and told Donald that God sent him with the answers to his lifelong questions, Donald willingly embarked on an extraordinary path with his new friend, learning to trust and follow his heart. The Visit offers a glimpse into the great spiritual journey of an ordinary man whose wish for answers from God himself finally comes true and forever changes his life.
When my father passed from this mortal coil to the great Navy in the sky, I inhereited his earthly belongings. The story's include in this book were writen by him, sometime during his service in HM Navy. The Visit, all true? I didn;t know, but I did meet some of the people named in these narratives when a young lad. I have altered some parts to try and make them into a story, but the main records are as he wrote them.